Ficus elastica 'burgundy', Rubber Tree
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Origin: North Eastern India
Ideal Conditions: Prefers bright, filtered light. Thrives in a peat/coarse sand based soil. Keep soil evenly moist using a humidity tray. Wipe dust from leaves and mist often. Feed with ½ strength fertilizer during the growing season.
Ease of care: Moderate
Notes: The ficus elastica is tough, but laid back. It's nearly black leaves have a purple undertone with veined red undersides. Pruning the top of the tree will cause plant to spread rather than grow taller. It is an excellent air purifier.
It's Sap contains latex, and is not safe for human or pet consumption.
Show here in the English pot, sold separately.
No two plants are alike, but they are all special. Yours may not be the one pictured, however it will be a healthy happy new friend that meets our high standards. Unless noted, pots and planters are sold separately.
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